Lil bit of Nail History!

1950s Nails where long and tapered always matching your nail polish to your lipstick and in the 1940s matching your nail polish to your clothing a done thing .Image

1960s Nails were all about white, nude or frosted pastel shades.

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In 1970 Fake nails become more popular and the french manicure was invented by Jeff Pink.

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Going into the 1980s A Kaleidoscope of nail varnishes were available.

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1990s The Lost Generation. Nails were more toned down. Black nails were huge and in 1994 Chanel launched one of its best selling nail polishes ‘VAMP’

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Now nails created by http://www.powderbeauty.co.uk

Glamour Grunge nails using OPI ‘Lincoln Park After Dark’

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Long Glitter Oval Talons.

Gel Polish and jewellery by http://www.hannahmakesthings.com available at Powder.

Photo by Rachel at Powder.

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2000s Nails, Loads of stuff going on!  Textures, Sheens and embellishments. Nails have become part of the whole outfit. Innovation in nail technology has really come on with the launch of Minx in 2007 and Gel polish in 2008, and lots more DIY nail jobs.

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Katy Perry.